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First Generation Teens: Walking the Tight Rope

First Generation Teens: Walking the Tight Rope

Written by Dr. Sharon B. Kirlik, PhD, LCSW, Behavioral Wellness Therapist   Angst, heartache, drama, highs and lows — Ah… the tell-tale signs that your teenager is off on their journey of self-discovery to explore who they are as individuals. It’s never been easy... Read More
Categories: Education,  Healthy Living
Haricots Verts Salad

Haricots Verts Salad

Written by: Elizabeth Elam, MS, RDN, LDN Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Makes: 8 servings Ingredients 1 ½ tablespoons olive oil2 garlic cloves, minced3 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted and divided (walnuts are a great substitute)2 tablespoons red wine... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living,  Nutrition,  Recipes
10 Healthy Foods Your Kids Will Actually Eat

10 Healthy Foods Your Kids Will Actually Eat

By Avance Care Registered Dietitian Doris Nicolas-Mir, MPH, RDN, LDN, CDCES How can I get my kids to eat healthy? That’s one of the most common questions I get as a dietitian. And a justifiable one since we all want the best for our children. Much of the angst and... Read More
Categories: Education,  Nutrition
A Thorough Guide to Handwashing

A Thorough Guide to Handwashing

By Joanne Fruth, MD in partnership with Cardinal Points Imaging of the Carolinas   If never before, hygiene is of utmost importance now, as we work to continually flatten the curve and prevent the spread of harmful viruses and illness. Everyone washes their... Read More
Categories: Education,  Medical Director
Blueberry Yogurt Muffins

Blueberry Yogurt Muffins

Written by Avance Care registered dietitian Chris Thompson, MS, RDN, LDN Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 15-20 minutes Makes: 12 servings   Ingredients: 1 ¾ cups whole wheat or white wheat flour1 teaspoon whole wheat or white wheat flour1 teaspoon baking powder½... Read More
Categories: Education,  Nutrition
Primary Care for All Ages

Primary Care for All Ages

By Joanne Fruth, MD     Young people may seem to feel like they have no need for a consistent primary care provider. Well, think again! Primary care is beneficial to patients of all ages, and for various conditions and situations. Dr. Fruth breaks down why... Read More
Categories: Education,  Medical Director
Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy

By Joanne Fruth, MD     It seems like everyone at some point has had a brush with poison ivy. That pesky plant can put a damper on anyone’s afternoon, but how exactly does it cause that all-too-familiar irritation? Can we pass it on? How do we soothe it and... Read More
Categories: Education,  Medical Director
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